Viticulturist - Pipers Brook Vineyard
Pipers Brook VIneyard
1216 Pipers Brook Road
Pipers Brook, TAS 7252
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Full Time - Permanent
Light Domestic Travel
Established in 1974 and nestled in the heart of Tasmanian wine country, Pipers Brook Vineyard (PBV) in the beautiful Tamar Valley is recognised as one of the pioneering vineyards of the Tasmanian wine industry. We are a family owned company known for producing exceptional cool climate wines under labels that include Ninth Island, Pipers Tasmania, Pipers Brook and Kreglinger Sparkling.
We are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced Viticulturist to join our small but high-performing team. The role is based in North East Tasmania and has responsibility for six vineyard sites and nearly 200 hectares of established vineyard area plus considerable land bank for planned future development. We have invested heavily into our vineyards over the last few years, and we have plans to continue this journey over the coming years.
The Viticulturist will be responsible for leading and overseeing management of our vineyards whilst working collaboratively with our winery team to produce high quality fruit that forms the basis our award winning wines. The role has responsibility for vineyard management and viticulture direction including pest and disease management, yield estimates, irrigation management, nutrition programs, vine management programs, co-ordination of labour and growth of our external grower program. These responsibilities are undertaken with the overall aim of delivering consistent yield and quality whilst managing costs.
The successful candidate will have:
• At least 5 years viticulture management experience, preferably in cool climate viticulture.
• A tertiary qualification in viticulture, entomology, or agronomy.
• A commitment to safety and safe work practices.
• A high level of proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
We offer a competitive salary package which includes a fully maintained vehicle and onsite housing.
If you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kym Ayliffe on 0408841416.
Please apply through this website using 'apply for job' link above. Applications close on Friday 29th October 2021.
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Pipers Brook Vineyard
1216 Pipers Brook Road
Nestled in the heart of Tasmanian wine country, Pipers Brook Vineyard in the Tamar region is home to some of Australia’s most sought after cool climate wines.
Pipers Brook Vineyard is the home of Ninth Island, Pipers Brook and Kreglinger Sparkling wines.